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Punica granatum L.

Synonyms

Granatum punicum, Punica florida, Punica grandiflora, Punica multiflora, Punica nana, Punica spinosa, Rhoea punica

Common names

Pomegranate

Extract from Wikipedia article

The pomegranate /ˈpɒmɨɡrænɨt/, botanical name Punica granatum, is a fruit-bearing deciduous shrub or small tree growing between 5 and 8 m (16–26 ft) tall. In the Northern Hemisphere, the fruit is typically in season from September to February, and in the Southern Hemisphere from March to May. As intact arils or juice, pomegranates are used in cooking, baking, meal garnishes, juice blends, smoothies, and alcoholic beverages, such as cocktails and wine.[+]

LinkPomegranate (Punica granatum) in a park at Al Markhiya Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAl Markhiya Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlower of pomegranate (Punica granatum) in a park at Al Markhiya Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAl Markhiya Street, Doha, Qatar
LinkFlower buds of pomegranate (Punica granatum) in a park at Al Markhiya Street near a corner with Onaiza. Doha, Qatar, May 2, 2015
Location on mapsAl Markhiya Street, Doha, Qatar

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